A student and teacher favorite, Take a Trip to Diverse City is an engaging and effective resource for schools, families, and communities, encouraging children to accept and celebrate racial and cultural diversity. This special edition includes a CD soundtrack and Shawna Ray song book, and was produced with national recording artists and B5 narrating the book. The main characters, inquisitive Jacob and friendly Zachary, lead their classmates on an imaginary trip to explore Diverse City. Jacob and Zachary are two friends who happened to have different skin colors. In the first grade, some kids told Jacob that he couldn’t play because his skin was brown. Zachary stood with his friend Jacob and went home to tell his Mom, Shawna Ray, what had happened. She wrote her first children’s book, Take a Trip to Diverse City, to help the kids at school embrace their differences while realizing how much we are all alike and connected as one.
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 8.18(h) x 0.35(d)|
|Age Range:||3 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Shawna Ray is a communicator, author, songwriter, singer, and mother. She was one of the top fifteen finalists on NBC’s America’s Favorite Mom. A bridge builder and certified public speaker, she shares her passion for unity. She tells the true story about her son Zachary and his friend Jacob who inspired her first book, while encouraging fellow dreamers and peace partners to follow through with their ideas. After losing her job, she starting the publishing company, Rhythm Ray Inc., to share her books and songs. She has a degree in public relations and has previously worked as a disability awareness trainer and program director with Goodwill Industries and United Way of Central Ohio.